The first Get Connected program of the school year will feature Colleen Kirk, a presenter from “Rachel’s Challenge.”
Rachel Scott was the first person killed in the Columbine High School tragedy on April 20, 1999. She left behind an amazing legacy and a simple challenge to anyone who will accept it — treat others with kindness and compassion and you just may change the world you live in.
When Colleen Kirk was in middle school she watched Rachel’s funeral live on CNN. Deeply captivated by Rachel’s story, she hoped that one day she would be able to share this message with others. As a speaker for Rachel’s Challenge, that dream has come true.
Get Connected is a parent network that helps parents navigate children through their school years with age-appropriate information, networking with other parents, presentations from professionals, guidance and support. Funding for the program is provided through the Hamilton School District, United Way of Waukesha County’s “Helping Kids Succeed” initiative and local business sponsorships.
Business and community members who are interested in supporting Get Connected are encouraged to contact Hamilton school counselor and Get Connected Coordinator Kristin Hasbrook at (246) 1973 x1128.